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NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
for assassination by the taliban because she dared to stand up and speak out. the world is just now learning about this. and reacting to it in horror. we get our report tonight from our nbc news pakistan based correspondent amna nawaz. >> reporter: she's known as a fighter for peace, for the right of girls like her to go to school. that made 14-year-old malala an enemy of the taliban. today, gunmen hunted her down at her school in pakistan. police say her classmates tried to protect her. but the men waited until she came out and they shot her, once in the neck, once in the head. a taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for the attacks, saying they wanted to kill her for at least a year, to silence a voice that dared to speak out against them. >> they cannot stop me, i will get my education, if it is in home, school or any place. >> reporter: this 2009 interview with a journalist was one the girl gave as one of the best known, most outspoken and youngest critics of the extremist forces ravaging her country. >> i was very scared. the militants threw acid on my face. they can do anything. >> report
FOX Business
Oct 12, 2012 9:20am EDT
the taliban, this pakistani taliban, afghan taliban, but both want to restrict girl's rights to get an education and she's 14 years old shot in the head by the taliban and trying to silence women and young girls and she deserves the peace prize and i will see this, the euro-weenies who give out the nobel peace prize to the eu, it's not as appalling as when they gave it to yasser arafat and barack obama after being president for-- >> can i say this about that, eu getting the nobel peace prize is like praising your drug addicted kid for showing up for school every day, it's beside the point. the eu is about to go into a huge depression, everything is going i don't think, not right, they don't deserve a nobel peace prize. stuart: why did they give it to them. what's the motivation? i don't get it. >> if i could explain it i would. you went through the track record who they've given the prize to in the past. stuart: i want to go back to the 14-year-old pakistani girl. if anybody deserved it, that brave young woman. and do you know that the taliban have been dumping bodies around her par
KCSMMHZ
Oct 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
-year-old activist shot by the taliban. -- marking the very first girl'' day. >> we will be right back. don't go away. >> welcome back, everybody. thursday marks the first-ever international day of the girl. >> the united nations designated the day to stress the importance of in powering girls and ensuring their rights. girl's face all kinds of violence, discrimination, and abuse in the world. >> like the young activist from pakistan who is fighting right now for her life. >> the 14-year-old was shot in her head and neck on her way home from school. doctors had to operate on her for hours. for years, she had been a thorn in the side of the pakistani taliban. she defied them by campaigning for better education for girls and openly criticized the extremists. where she lives, girls were long forbidden from going to school. islamic militants battled the government for control over the region for years. many admire how malala spoke out against talibani rule. >> we pray for her and that others can embrace her views. >> women's protests have been gaining momentum in morocco as well. the fate
WETA
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, there is huge frustration. >> defying the taliban for a girl's right to go to school, this girl shot at close range. the first talks about his front- row seat. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. these were just a few of the things that greeted angela merkel on her trip to greece today, the first trip since the crisis began to show her support for the austerity plan. but the greek people blame germany for the economic hardships they are suffering. today, they cut their frustrations i haunt her. >> no post-war german chancellor has the reception quite like this. groups comparing her to the not these for insisting on austerity. large parts of the capital were sealed off by her visit. 7000 police deployed, water cannon on standby. it read her note to the fourth reich. we challenged this woman as to how she could portray her as hitler. because, she said, what is imposed on greece is like a naughty scheme. the vast majority were not anti german but anti austerity. >> look at what is happening here, what the measures are bringing. >> she was given full
KCSMMHZ
Oct 12, 2012 2:30pm PDT
a telegram -- pakistani taliban. the next 48 hours are considered critical. >> the retired space shuttle endeavor has begun its final journey, this time on land. it is moving through the streets of los angeles to the california science center will will go on public display. at a speed of over 3 kilometers per hour, the journey will take two days. >> the two vice-presidential candidates went head-to-head in a television debate last night with joe biden taking on paul ryan. >> president obama was viewed as having under-performed last week. >> he said he had been too polite to romney. the vice-president attack targets. >> my friend recently said 30% of the american people are takers. these people are my mom and dad, my neighbors. they pay more effective tax down governor romney does. >> the two clashed over foreign affairs. ryan says the killing of the syrian ambassador prove that his policies are wrong. >> it makes us more we can project weakness. our adversaries are much more -- >> with all due respect, that's a bunch of malarkey. >> his campaign certainly needed a boost. >> more on the s
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am PDT
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CNN
Oct 10, 2012 1:00am PDT
. >>> the pakistani taliban has taken responsibility for the shooting of a 14-year-old activist. the attackers stopped the school van she was in, specifically asked for her and opened fire. the teen is hospitalized in stable condition. she's known for her anti-taliban writings advocating educational opportunities for girls. >>> massive protests in the streets of athens, greece, today. about 25,000 demonstrators not rolling out the welcome mat for the german chancellor, angela merkel, who is meeting with her greek counterpart. critics see her as the enforcer of austerity measures that have greece battling massive unemployment and other financial hardships. >>> british police have charged a polish man with defacing a valuable painting by a famed artist mark rothko in london. the man tarred the artwork with black paint sunday afternoon. >>> thank you, our chief correspondent dr. sanjay gupta has uncovered shocking new details about the compounding pharmacy that the company that made those tainted steroid injections linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak. what sanjay found outside the facility when he wen
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm PDT
out of washington for the last two years, it's driven in part by taliban apologists who claim there are just the poor moderate gentleer, kinder taliban. it's such nonsense." for al-qaeda, she said, "the terrorist group is not insurgency. it's driven by ideology and wants to kill us all on our own soil if they must, even if u.s. troops pull -- even if the u.s. pulls all of the troops out of afghanistan." logan was beatp and sexually assaulted bay mob in cairo tahrir square last year. a former reporter and editor who heard logan speak said, "clearly one tough reporter but seemingly scarred by all of this, it was totally depressing. worrying, too. call for an amped war on terror. " we told you monday venezuelan president hugo chavez has been re-elected. the "guardian reports he brandished the sword of his hero. bolivar. and promised to further his got brand of socialism. obama administration reacted to the news this way. "we congratulate the venezuelan people on the high level of participation, as well as on what was a relatively peaceful election process." white house press secr
PBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tomorrow on the consulate attack. in pakistan, a taliban gunman shot and wounded a 14-year-old activist known for promoting girls' education. malala yousufzai was hit in the head and neck during the attack in the swat valley region. doctors said the wounds were not life-threatening. yousufzai spoke out on girls' education at a u.n. children's assembly last year. the taliban called her work "an obscenity" in a statement claiming responsibility for the attack. one out of every eight people on earth is going hungry, according to a u.n. report today. that comes to 870 million people, but it's far below the figure of one billion announced in 2009. the u.n. food and agriculture organization blamed flawed methodology and poor data for the earlier number, and it said the mber of hury people has been declining steadily in the past two decades. athens, greece, erupted in angry protests today against the visiting chancellor of germany, angela merkel. germany is the leading contributor to the greek bailout, but at a price that's embittered many greeks. we have a report from james mates of independe
PBS
Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
's shooting of a 14-year- old activist by the taliban. malala yousufzai has been an outspoken critic of taliban atrocities and a promoter of girls' education. the country's prime minister visited the girl's family today at a military hospital near islamabad. he called the shooting an attack on pakistan's core values. >> we pledge that we will not allow the future of our children to be endangered by the militant mind-set. we pledge that the enemies of pakistan will never be allowed to succeed. >> sreenivasan: meanwhile, a military official said yousufzai is in satisfactory condition, after having a bullet removed from her neck. she's being kept unconscious and on a ventilator for now. this year's winner of the nobel prize for literature voiced hope today that a fellow chinese laureate will get out of prison. mo yan was honored with the literature award yesterday. at a news conference today, he said he hopes that dissident liu xiaobo regains his freedom very soon. liu won the nobel peace prize in 2010 after being sentenced to 11 years in prison for advocating an end to china's one-part
WHUT
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
american lives? >> we do not want to lose the gains we have gotten. we want to make sure the taliban does not give al qaeda a safe haven. we agree with the administration on the 2014 transition. when i think about afghanistan, i think about the incredible job that our troops have done. you have been more than the two of us combined. first, was there in 2002, it was amazing to me what they were facing britain wanted kandahar before the surge, and i sat down with a young private in the 82nd from the menominee indian reservation who would tell me what you did every day, and i was in all. in to see what they have in front of them, then to go back in december to go with the marines to see what they had accomplished? it is nothing short of amazing. what we don't want to do is los@ the gains we have gotten. we disagreed from time to time on a few issues. we would have more likely taken into account the recommendations from our commanders on troop levels throughout this year's fighting season. we have been skeptical about negotiations with the taliban, especially while they're shooting at us. but
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
was the deadline. what our pakistani friends have noticed is the deadline. what the taliban has noted is the deadline. and everybody is playing to that deadline. including president karzai quite frankly who has no other choice. what mr. romney has said is, yes, that works, as long as the military thinks it works. if you trust commanders on the ground, and they say can't leave just yet, then you're going to change your plan. and the taliban is terrified of that. the last thing they need it to know that the united states may not leave as quickly as they expect. and look what happened in iraq. boy, we stopped our deadline and we didn't work all that hard to make sure that schmidt [inaudible] with iraq. and look at iraq today. with a man who is trying very hard to become a shia, with civil war breaking out again, without had acted not only in iraq but in iraq's neighbors, so how well have we done? have we brought peace and democracy to iraq? by the iraqi people safe? the answer we know is now mac. so the difference is, mr. romney says for those years, there's a glitch i don't want to do,
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
concern about come place sans see in the battle between the taliban and al-qaida. she says think are a poor, gentler kindler taliban. it is just nonsense when it comes to the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. she called for exact revenge and let the world know that the united states will not be attacked on its own soil, that its ambassadors will not be murdered and that the united states will not standby and do nothing about it. very strong comments from that zoned war correspondent. she made those comments at at an event in chicago. bill: nato has a plan to protect turkey as it rages in syria. leland vittert is live in jerusalem watching all this as the violence with turkey, is it getting better or worse or worse, leland. >> reporter: it's about the same. the syrian syrians send a shell over, the turks respond with a an artillery barrage. this is day six or seven of this and it's very concerning. the turks are beginning to amass men, equipment, f-16's are goi going. they don't thing things are going to get worse and nato is there to defend. second of all it cuts to the s
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. and amid all that the general's plan was damaged by taliban militants who fired rockets at it while parked at bagram airfield in afghanistan. dempsey was unharmed and away from his plane at the time. general dempsey is a 1974 graduate of west point. he and his wife who were high school sweethearts have three children who have all served in the united states army and seven grandchildren. the chairman is also itself describes a notch or irish pub kind of guy who loves to sing at official functions. among his hits all available on youtube are christmas in colonie, the sesame street theme, and despite being from new jersey, new york new york. it is my pleasure to welcome general martin dempsey, the melodious chairman of the joint chiefs of staff or go up co. >> well i did hear you get a little roughed up when you come to these events. although i will say the last time i was in this room i was actually surrounded by the muppets. [laughter] thanks, theresa. there is a tradition in the calvary cord, i am a cavalryman by background and a calvary man at heart, that we call this for right. in the ea
PBS
Oct 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, in critical condition, after being shot by a taliban gunman. malala yousufzai was moved by helicopter to a military hospital in rawalpindi. the teenager had advocated education for girls, and was attacked as she left her school on tuesday. elsewhere in pakistan, officials said a u.s. drone strike killed ten militants near a village in the northwest tribal region. at least 15 others were wounded. a masked gunman in yemen has assassinated a yemeni security official working at the u.s. embassy there. the drive-by shooting happened near the man's home in the capital city sanaa as he headed to work. officials said the attack bore the hallmarks of al qaeda. the victim worked for the embassy for 11 years. yemeni officials said he was investigating a recent assault on the compound. but the u.s. state department said that was not the case. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: a diplomatic row between russia and turkey has erupted over the grounding of a plane in turkish airspace. margaret warner reports. >> warner: turkish military jets forced the syrian pass
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 1:00pm PDT
in western pakistan. blast went outside an office for anti-taliban tribal leaders. they are searching for an illinois mom and two young daughters. they were reported missing a week ago. the storm is pounding the eastern caribbean with heavy rains that could cause severe flooding. that storm is about 135 miles south-southeast of st. croiix. >> they fought for our freedom overseas. they are fighting to save lives. nearly every member of latest class of firefighters is military vet. anna is live new york city newsroom. >> reporter: the city of newark has a new class of firefighters that why were heroes before they put on a uniform. nearly all the recruits are veterans, 28 out of 31 and it's not a coincidence. there is new push across the country to hire veterans when they return home. job searching is one of many struggles they experience while putting their lives back together. last month the unemployment rate was 9.7% for veterans of the wars in iraq and afghanistan. compared to the national average of 7.8%. >> at one point in my career to get home it was very hard to find work. the g.
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the terrorists, which we've done and also take down the taliban regime which allowed them to function there. in effect, sponsors, if you will, of the al qaeda organization. scombron edwards 2 half years ago, six months after we went into afghanistan announced that it was chaotic. the situation was deteriorating, the war lords were about to take over. here we are, 1/2 years later, we're four days away from a democratic ele, first one in history in afghanistan. we've got 10 million voters who have registered to vote. nearly half of them women. that election will put in place democratically-elected government that will take over in december. there's been enormous progress in afghanistan, despite of what john edwards said 2 1/2 years ago. they just got it wrong. the fact is as we go forward in afghanistan, we will pursue osama bin laden and the terrorists as long as necessary. we're standing up to afghan security forces so they can take on responsibility for they're own security. we'll keep u.s. forces there. we have about 16,000 there. as long as necessary to assist the afghans in terms of d
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> i want to thank our witnesses. >> i want to thank all of our witnesses. in the case of lt. colonel wood and mr. nordstrom, is this the result proceed or actual of your testimony here today, you are approached or anything happens in your professional lives with the united states government that you have any questions about, please come to this committee. we take the work of whistle- blowers and people who give testimony very seriously. you have been critical to bring out things which would not have -- which would not have come out to. i will close with two comments. he did not produce security at the same time as you are increasing hazardous duty pay. it does not make sense. i have not heard that question asked and answered. i only heard that it occurred. i think the state department to take away from today and understanding that that sends a message that says, we will pay you for the risk. we will not pay to have you made safer. that is the impression that anyone would get if you reduce the staffing below recommendations or request an increase
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 1:00am EDT
are supposed to be supporting me. for me, the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> i want to thank our witnesses. thank you very much, gentlemen. >> i want to thank all of our witnesses. in the case of lt. colonel wood and mr. nordstrom, is this the result proceed or actual of your testimony here today, you are approached or anything happens in your professional lives with the united states government that you have any questions about, please come to this committee. we take the work of whistle- blowers and people who give testimony very seriously. you have been critical to bring out things which would not have -- which would not have come out to. i will close with two comments. that i took away from today. he did not produce security at -- you do not reduce security at the -- the same time as you are increasing hazardous duty pay. it does not make sense. i have not heard that question asked and answered. i only heard that it occurred. i think the state department to take away from today and understanding that that sends a message that says, we will pay you for the risk. we will not pa
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